True Love

There was a quiet stillness about him. Subtle with peace and tranquility. A genuine beauty that was unmatched by anyone she’s ever seen before. Upon their first introduction, within seconds, she knew he was destined for her. She couldn’t deny it if she tried, it would be obvious to the world that there was an […]

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The Cold Stormy Night

His jaw line was sharp. He had the kind of chin that could hold a cigarette butt without dropping it. I stared into his deep brown eyes in silence. I knew by the way it was snowing outside, that he was going to encourage me to stay the night. I bit my lower lip in […]

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The Lesson on Life

He touched her face gently, in the most obscure way. It was as if he knew this was the last time he would ever kiss her good-bye. She felt a sense of finality to it. A magnet was keeping her with him, but the demands of her job forced her to leave. She felt an […]

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The Coin Toss

As I tossed the coin I was wishing it would come heads, but it didn’t. It sat there burning a hole in my hand. It weighed more than a bowling ball sitting there. I felt as if the president on the other side were laughing and chomping on my flesh just to say, ‘you lose’. […]

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The Diagnosis

  My head was spinning. I could barely walk, let alone in a straight or coherent manner. My hands were shaking. I was afraid. My hands were tingling and my mouth, watering. I could hear the ringing in my ears. The back of my neck prickled. My breath was labored and shallow. I knew beyond […]

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Screaming Silence

I walk through the door after a long day of work. I take a look around the house and something feels off. There is a tightness in my chest. At first I don’t notice it- there is just a small tinge of weirdness. I shrug my shoulder and take a deep breath. I help the […]

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The Fear of Mothers

The fear every mom has…   When my daughter was born, I remember holding her tiny little body in my arms and making a promise to God that if he will keep her safe, so will I. I never slept too deep because I wanted to make sure I could hear her if she needed […]

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